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  • Tags: Morrab Gardens

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The Palm Walk, located at the Morrab Road entrance to the gardens.
With a hand written message in ink, dated 12th November 1912 to the reverse of the postcard to a recipient in Peterboro

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View from the Bottom Gate entrance in Morrab Road.
Hand written message to the reverse of the card to a recipient in Tuckingmill, Camborne

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An overview of the gardens, looking South

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Bottom Gate entrance from Morrab Road

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Fountain with the Library building in the background

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View from the Bottom Gate entrance off Morrab Road

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General view of the gardens with the bandstand in the background

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A splendid view of the walkway accessed from the Morrab Road, Bottom Gate entrance to the gardens

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View of the gardens showing the bandstand

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A general view of the gardens with the bandstand in the background

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A view of the gardens with the fountain in the foreground and the Library building in the background.
Hand written message to the reverse of the card to a recipient in Redruth

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General view of the the Library Building with the Second South African War (Boer War) Memorial in the foreground.
Hand written message to the reverse of the card to a recipient in Langport, Portsmouth

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Couple embracing on path in Morrab Gardens

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Penzance Lifebuoy Series. Inset shows Fountain in Morrab Gardens.

This type of card with its many variations was the forerunner of the more usual traditional 'comic' seaside card. It was produced and sold at most seaside resorts during the first…

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The caption reads: 'In Morrab Gardens, Penzance. I am quite fascinated by the "surroundings" here.

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The Victoria bandstand in the Morrab Gardens, surrounded by Dracaena trees. Concerts were held in this bandstand every Sunday afternoon and evening in the summer. These trees are found all over West Cornwall and thrive in the mild sea breezes.
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